Bata Reminiscence and Resource Centre

A self-funding organisation set up to collect the memories of people who have lived and worked within the British Bata Community at East Tilbury in Essex over the past 70 years.
The collection has grown at an enormous rate and we now have a very large collection of artifacts and photographs dealing with this unique community.

Venue Type:

Archive, Association or society

Opening hours

Library Opening Hours:
Tuesday and Thursday - 9am - 1pm and 2pm - 6pm
Friday - 2pm - 6pm
Saturday - 10am - 1pm

Volunteer on duty in the Reminiscence and Resource Centre each Thursday and Saturday between 10am and 1pm.

Closed: Monday, Wednesday and Sunday

Admission charges

Please phone for details.

Collection details

Costume and Textiles, Industry, Social History

Key artists and exhibits

  • British Bata Shoe Company
  • Tomas Bata

Bata Reminiscence and Resource Centre
East Tilbury Library
Princess Avenue
East Tilbury
RM18 8ST



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